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Membership Information : Planned Activities

SCALA Planned Activities for 2010

The SCALA organization has developed this document to show inquiring potential member organizations about some of the activities the organization will be conducting throughout the year. Given that SCALA is a dynamic organization, there are many activities that are created that do not appear on this document, yet it should give a clear indication of the organization and its involvements.

Executive Committee

  • Chairman: Fernando Mendez - Visa Inc.
  • Vice Chair: Kim Hangoc - Master Card
  • Secretary: Ismael Dykman - HID Global
  • Observing Government Member: Mauricio Coelho - Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia da Informação (ITI)
  • Observing General Member: Luis de la Cruz

Official Publications

  • PaymentMedia–Every 2 months
  • SCALA Newsletter - Quarterly

Market Studies

  • EMV Migration and Market Analysis study for Mexico & Brazil
  • Government ID Issuance in Latin America - TBD

SCALA Conference Events

  • SCALA Government Information Exchange - Panama
    March 22–23rd, 2010
    Panama City, Panama

  • SCALA/CardMeeting
    August 9th–13th, 2010
    Asuncion, Paraguay

  • Tarjetas y Medios de Pago
    July 19th–22, 2010
    Miami, FL U.S.A

Note: Other Government Information Exchange missions are being planned for different countries in Latin America


  • Financial Payments Council
  • Government Information Exchange Council
  • Identity Council

Educational Institutes

  • Tarjetas y Medios de Pago
  • CardMeeting



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